Heather Kelly

Heather is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. Practicing since 2001, Heather had been affiliated with Elizabeth Seton Childbearing Center in NYC until it closed in 2003. Currently, she is a member of the Manhattan Lactation Group, a private practice group of four consultants in New York City. She also serves as a lactation consultant for Realbirth, NYC’s premier pre and post-natal education center (www.realbirth.com).

Often consulted by the media to speak on a variety of breastfeeding topics, Heather has appeared on the Today Show, “Healthy New York”, AlphaMom TV and ABC’s Today’s Mom. Click here to see some of her appearances. She is the featured lactation consultant on the video “Breastfeeding with Bravado” and has a chapter in “The Experts’ Guide to the Baby Years: 100 Things Every Parent Should Know,” by Samantha Ettus.

Additionally, she runs a weekly support group for breastfeeding mothers in NYC and is a featured speaker for expectant groups throughout the city, including Big City Moms and Baby Bites.

Heather is the mother of four children — three boys and a girl–and resides in NYC.

“All women should feel successful in their breastfeeding experience, however they may define it. As a member of the BBIC advisory board, I am able to help women navigate the unique set of challenges that breastfeeding can present and provide guidance and information for a rewarding breastfeeding experience.” – Heather Kelly